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5 Treatments of Oral Thrush

Oral thrush is an infection that is cause by a fungus, Candida albicans. The yeast fungus thrives in the lining of the mouth thus resulting to oral thrush. Generally, oral thrush is most common to infants but adults are also susceptible to oral thrush. Continue reading

What causes Candidiasis?

A pathogen is a microorganism that causes a disease. An opportunistic pathogen is one that exists harmlessly as part of the normal flora of the human body and does not become a threat until the body’s immune system fails or is disturbed. Candida albicans is considered an opportunistic pathogen. Continue reading